Polartec


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Po·lar·tec

 (pō′lər-tĕk′)
A trademark for a fleecy synthetic fabric that is warm, lightweight, and water-resistant.
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Chrysalis Capital Partners of Philadelphia said it was interested in the manufacturer of Polartec fabrics and would participate in the upcoming auction.
Most noticeable is the added stretchiness, thanks to it now containing two per cent spandex within the Polartec Power Dry fabric, which allows for a closer fit with greater movement.
Previously Spillane held CEO positions at Polartec and Malden Mills as well as senior positions at Tommy Hilfiger and Jockey.
On Wednesday, Malden Mills, the maker of Polartec fabrics, filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware, citing falling prices for fleece and synthetic fabrics, foreign competition and an underfunded pension plan.
Malden is currently meeting 90 percent of its existing Polartec and Polarfleece apparel fabric customer requirements worldwide.
Meanwhile Mountain Hardwear's new Monkey Phur fleece garments, made from Polartec Thermal Pro fabric, are incredibly lightweight and warm -- and cuddly too.
Malden is currently meeting 90 percent of its existing Polartec and Polarfleece apparel fabric customer requirements worldwide while upholstery capacity for jacquard and woven products is expected to be restored by the end of this month.
Lenzing and Circle, meanwhile, will cooperate in the development and commercialisation of regenerated fibres, Polartec will market water resistant and breathable soft-shell fabrics employing Finetex EnE technology under the Polartec Power Shield Pro brand, and Fiberweb and Chisso are exploring the feasibility of a joint venture in China.
The Polartec Challenge supports low-budget expeditions which it feels epitomise a real spirit of exploration and adventure.